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The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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The Sixth GlassThe Sixth Glass

Educational use only; do not reuse.

2,299 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,299
Reviews: 706
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 159
Gots: 428 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bitterbill on 11-15-2007

”Do you know what dwells in a glass?” asks Ole, in Hans Christian Andersen's The Watchman of the Tower. Better known for stories such as The Little Mermaid, Andersen wrote this short, cautionary tale for a somewhat older audience. Our quadrupel ale, also meant for the mature connoisseur, is a deep and mysterious libation, dark auburn and full-bodied, its sweetness deceptive. As Ole describes the glasses in turn, their contents become more ominous until, in the sixth glass...

22 IBU
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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this 12 oz. bottle into a Boulevard tulip glass. Best by 7/27/13. The color of an old penny with a tan head that stayed.

The smell was of brown sugar and fruit. A distinct aroma of a forgotten loaf of bread left to ferment in a bag. Bold.

The taste was fruity with brown sugar. Date bread and spices.

The mouthfeel was full bodied and smooth. Alcohol prickle.

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3.64/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance has a cloudy amber color supporting a fine thick head leaving little lace. Smell of rich caramel, prunes, raisons having a slight buttery note. Taste follows the aroma with the caramel, dark fruits with a peppery spice that balance with the hops. Mouthfeel is medium with a good spike of carbonation. A good quad, but nothing to exiting.

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3.55/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Best by 06-2013, reviewed October 2011

A: This poured a clear dark copper with moderate tan head.
S: It smelled like sour Belgian yeast and wheat bread, with spicy lemongrass and a bit of cocoa powder and cashews.
T: It tasted like sour Belgian yeast with lots of spicy rye and pumpernickel bread, and a little earthy toffee and burnt nutty malt. It had a dry and sour earthy aftertaste with alcohol warming.
M: It was slightly thick with lots of carbonation. Bubbly body.
D: This was a decent quad, but not very refined and far from a Trappist brew. The scent and taste were ok, and the body was good enough, but the alcohol was hot, so it must be sipped. Not sure if age would help, but it couldn't hurt. Not a must have beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was very nice,robust orange turbid color,nice foamy top that hung around. A good effervescent aroma of fruits,followed by robust malts. The taste is very similar,my only complaint is maybe too much lemon? Im still a noob,and this beer is above me to criticize. Its simply great to my simple senses. I'd guess an import...

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The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 2,299 ratings.